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Santa Cruz Symphony’s Invocations

The Santa Cruz Symphony conjured up an otherworldly experience last weekend with Invocations, a concert featuring the musical sophistication of four guest Metropolitan Opera soloists and Cheryl Anderson’s Cabrillo Symphonic Chorus alongside Daniel Stewart’s illustrious orchestra. The final program of a brilliant 2018-19 Season opened with Esa-Pekka Salonen’s “Karawane”, a 30-minute piece based on a […]

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The Santa Cruz Symphony

The Santa Cruz Symphony

In March 1958, a group of local musicians placed an ad in the Santa Cruz Sentinel calling for symphony orchestra members. What started as a small gathering of six quickly grew to a group of seventy musicians. After only ten rehearsals, the group presented their first concert at the Civic Auditorium, receiving a standing ovation […]

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